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Potholes Solitaire

1 deck. Difficult. Unlimited redeals.

This solitaire uses one deck (52 cards). You have 5 tableau piles with 5 cards per pile alternating face up and face down cards. You have 4 foundations.

Aces are moved to the foundations as they become available. An empty cells is placed below the stock pile.

The object of the game
To build the foundations up in suit to Kings.

The rules
The top cards of tableau piles and the waste pile are available to play. You may build tableau piles down in suit. One card or group of cards in the proper sequence can be moved from pile to pile. If, during play, any closed cards becomes the top card of a stack, it is automatically turned over. Empty tableaus may be filled with a King or group of cards headed by a King. The cell may contain only one card. Card in the cell can be moved to the foundation piles or back to the tableau piles, if possible.

When you have made all the moves initially available, begin turning over cards from the stock pile. One card at a time is turned over from the stock. You can move cards from the stock pile to the tableau piles and to the foundations according to the rules above. The stock pile can be turned over as many times as you wish.